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D. T. Suzuki Museum, Kanazawa

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Explore peaceful and thoughtfully designed spaces while becoming acquainted with a world-renowned Buddhist philosopher at D. T. Suzuki Museum. In a modern and minimalist setting conceived by architect Taniguchi Yoshio, explore the work and philosophies of Suzuki, who was instrumental in bringing Eastern ideas into mainstream Western thought. Investigate the three buildings arranged around a tranquil central pond, including the Contemplative Wing, dedicated solely to peaceful reflection. Its four open walls reveal the surrounding pond, while its hard lines and unembellished aspect inspire meditative introspection. Before you head to Kanazawa, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Kanazawa travel itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Kanazawa has to offer, including D. T. Suzuki Museum.
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  • Ito MASA's of the Office thought Kanazawa guidebook published in and we like. 'Water garden' room. It was a luxurious time. Also like to go to the different seasons.
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  • If you are a fan of Zen, can architecture and quiet spaces, you will enjoy. It's a different kind of place. Very little to do.. only to "experience" Zen solitude and simplicity of design. 
  • Quietly located in forest of the Honda just down the road from the center of Kanazawa Museum. It's places to engross myself in quietly. The entire building and garden or pond is beautifully kept harmonized. It's hiding spot in Kanazawa want to teach. I note that no parking!
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